SoCal 2007 Wildfire
Roadmap to Recovery:
FEMA, SBA, SDCBA, Red Cross
December 17, 2007
Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church
• The information provided here is intended for general
educational purposes and should not be construed as
• Today’s speakers are invited speakers volunteering their
time as educators.
• Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church does
not endorse or warrant the presentations or services of
any volunteer speakers.
Trieu-Chung Ha and Jose Buttera
1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or, TTY 1-800-462-7585
•Frequently Asked Questions
•Apply for Assistance
•Recover & Rebuild
Grants and Assistance Programs for Individuals
Catalog of Federal Disaster Assistance (CFDA) numbers are provided to help you
find additional information on the CFDA website.
(CDFA Numbers: 97.048, 97.049, 97.05)
Provides money or direct assistance to individuals, families and businesses in an area
whose property has been damaged
or destroyed and whose losses are not covered by insurance.
(CDFA Number: 97.032)
Provides supplemental funding to States for short-term crisis counseling services to
people affected in Presidentially declared disasters.
Disaster Legal Services
(CDFA Number: 97.033)
Provides free legal assistance to disaster victims.
Disaster Unemployment Assistance Program
(CDFA Number: 97.034)
Provides unemployment benefits and re-employment services to individuals who have
become unemployed because of major disasters.
Small Business Association
Wildfire Legal Assistance : Chris Todd, Esq.
The San Diego County Bar Association, the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, and Legal Aid
Society of San Diego, in conjunction with San Diego’s various Bar associations and law-related
organizations, will be providing free legal assistance for the victims of the recent wildfires in San
Legal issues faced by the fire victims may range from insurance coverage to landlord-tenant
concerns to employment questions.
The assistance program will connect those affected by the wildfires in San Diego County with
experienced lawyers who can advise you.
Anyone affected by the wildfires may access legal assistance by dialing the toll-free FEMA -
ABA/YLD disaster hotline at:
American Red Cross
Volunteer Lead for Individual
January Road-to-Recovery Series
10-Jan Non-litigation strategies for rebuilding
Releasing funds from mortgage loan to rebuild
17-Jan Due diligence in choosing Architect/Contractor
Contract Guidelines/Pitfalls/Title Insurance
Adverse Possession Laws
24-Jan Building Process - City Bldg Depts
PRDs, HOA Process
31-Jan State Dept of Insurance Visit
B Maienschien Visit